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|What's Tent? - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron Lansky visits with Tent's program director, Josh Lambert, to discuss the Yiddish Book Center's new program. Tent will offer immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for Jewish twentysomethings. http://www.tentsite.org/ Episode 44 October 23, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Josh Lambert; Tent; Yiddish Book Center; Twentysomething Jews; Comedy; Theater; Writing; Work
|Global Jewish Comedy with Noah Gardenswartz - Yiddish Book Center|
Noah Gardenswartz is a stand-up comedian performing three shows of “global Jewish comedy” on the East Coast next week. Listen in as he talks about the common humor Jewish communities share and how he’s trying to break out of the Jewish comedy format. Episode 34 July 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Jewish; Comedy; Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Emma Morgenstern; Noah Gardenswartz; Jdc; From Moscow With Love; Boston; New York; Washington Dc; Russia; Jewish Comedy; Jewish Culture; Stand-Up; Noahgcomedy
|Allan Sherman: The Backstory - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron Lansky visits with Mark Cohen, author of the recently released Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman. We learn about Sherman - whose songs are legendary to a generation - and the representation of Jews in popular culture in the early 1960s. Cohen helps us understand who Sherman was and where he fits into the landscape of twentieth century Jewish comedians. Sherman influenced many great contemporary comics including Larry David, Jason Alexander, and Jerry Seinfeld...
Keywords: Allan Sherman; Mark Cohen; Jewish comedians; Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman; Aaron Lansky
|Old Jews Telling Jokes Onstage - Yiddish Book Center|
Dan Okrent, co-creator of Old Jews Telling Jokes Onstage, talks somewhat seriously about the comedic off-Broadway productionâor as he refers to it, his first project âspecifically designed to make people happy.â
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Tune-in; comedy, Daniel Okrent, Lisa Newman, Off-Broadway, Old Jews Telling Jokes, Yiddish Book Center Audio